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Hey guys & gals,
I finally bit the bullet and got a smoker after years of whining about how no one in my family could get the Q right. I'm currently using an el cheapo off brand electric that my wife bought for me on my b-day. Don't tell her, but I really hate the damn thing. Can't control the temp and it cooks WAY too hot! But I'm sure you all already knew that. So when she isn't looking I just impregnate the base with charcoal and wood take the element out. (sshhhh)

To date I have been relatively successful with my dry-rub spare ribs, salmon and a brisket. The brisket wasn't done to the 3-2-1 method, but I have since learned my lesson. Next challenge is the duckling and turkey breast. Wish me luck. I have the apple cider brine waiting in the wings.

If anyone needs help with anything related to beer (pairings, branching out, etc.) let me know. I'm a proud delegate for the United Nations of Beer (UNOB). Happy smoking!

FYI- after I start getting the hang of this, cold smoking will be my next endeavor.
post #2 of 12
Welcome to the SMF Doozer, You will find all the info you need in here.

I think you meant 3-2-1 for ribs not brisket.....wright?
post #3 of 12
Welcome to the site! IN the immortal words of homer (simpson that is) Beer Good!
post #4 of 12
Thread Starter 
You are correct. I must have left my participle dangling again. eek.gif
post #5 of 12
Welcome to the forum Doozer!smile.gif
post #6 of 12
Welcome fellow beer drinker!!!
post #7 of 12
Welcome to the forum.
post #8 of 12
Hi Doozer!...Welcome to the SMF!...PDT_Armataz_01_34.gif...Glad to have you aboard!...You're gonna love it here!...
post #9 of 12
Welcome to SMF! We love Beer and Q!
post #10 of 12
Welcome. Nice to have you. Sounds like you already have some experience, but cruising through the free 5 Day eCourse will give you quite a bit of good information. You might take a look at it.

Good Luck and Have Fun

post #11 of 12
Welcome to SMF, Doozer! This is a great place to learn more about smoking regardless of your current experience or type of smoker. The folks here are always ready and willing to help out so don't be shy about asking questions. Glad to have you with us.
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Welcom, keep coming back for great smoke and info.
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